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The Ultimate Back Pain Relief Tips Blog

Neck Pain and Stress Causing Headaches

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Jan 08, 2013 @ 02:34 PM

Often when you are experiencing neck pain and a headaches the two are usually related. These headaches due to neck problems are called neck related or cervicogenic headaches.                       

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Reduce Neck Pain - Tips here!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Tue, Nov 06, 2012 @ 03:38 PM

People of all ages suffer from neck pain on a daily basis. Most neck pain starts due to muscle strain or any other soft tissue strain caused by a sudden force. Another common cause for neck pain is everyday bad habits! Without knowing it, you may be putting strain on your neck and shoulder by the way you perform everyday activities. Neck pain can happen anywhere in your neck, from the bottom of your head to the top of your shoulders. This pain can spread to your upper back or arms limiting how much you can move your head and neck. 

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Headsets Save You From Neck Pain!

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Wed, Jun 13, 2012 @ 12:43 PM

Are you on the phone all day at your job? Purchase a headset! Holding the phone receiver between your head and shoulders can be causing you neck pain! This position is almost certain to cause neck stiffness and headaches. If you're on a tight budget, a less expensive option may be the use of a speaker phone if your office configuration and discussions allow it.

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Is Your Smart Phone Causing You Neck and Back Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 17, 2012 @ 06:35 PM

Text Neck is an overuse syndrome or a repetitive stress injury, involving the head, neck and shoulders. Resulting from excessive strain on the spine from looking in a forward and downward position at any hand held mobile device, i.e., mobile phone, video game unit, computer, mp3 player, e-reader. This can cause headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder and arm pain, breathing compromise, and much more. This position strains the muscles in the neck and the pain can go all the way down the spine to the lower back.

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Does Texting Cause Neck Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Fri, Mar 16, 2012 @ 07:48 PM

Illinois Back Institute creator Dr. Jeff discusses how texting can be the cause of your neck pain. Our smart phones are putting a huge strain on our necks because were constantly looking down at them. We can avoid this strain by holding our phones up at eye level so our necks stay straight. Check out the clip above on Text Neck!

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